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$24.5 Million for Southeastern NC Beaches, Inlets, Intracoastal Waterway, and Wilmington Port

US Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $24,543,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Southeastern North Carolina beaches and inlets, the Intracoastal waterway, and the Wilmington Port.

Homelessness strikes some as economy staggers

videoThe state of the economy is forcing people to make life changes they never thought they would have to make; in some cases, losing their jobs and their homes. Meghan Packer met a group who is trying to make ends meet - after trading in a house for a tent.

Woman assaulted downtown, police look for help

Wilmington Police need your help identifying a man who attacked a woman earlier this week downtown. The attack happened in the 300 block of Dock Street around 1:00 Monday morning.

The newest kid on the block at Mayfaire

videoPeople lined up early to welcome the newest retailer to town and take advantage of some big sales Thursday afternoon. The grand opening of hhgregg at Mayfaire saw hundreds of people lined up early for the 3:00 p.m. opening, looking for deals on appliances and electronics.

AAI Pharma pharmaceutical development division aquired

There are some changes today for the Wilmington branch of AAI Pharma. The company's pharmaceutical development division has been acquired by a private equity firm called, Water Street Healthcare Partners.

Air Force One Museum headed to Windy City

Wilmington has taken a back seat to Chicago for the proposed Air Force One Museum. One of the museum board members said Thursday the issue became how to acquire the land for the proposed site.

CFPUA completes wastewater treatment facility project

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority celebrated the completion of an $80 million plant project that has been 10 years in the works. The point of the project was to expand and make upgrades to the Northside Wastewater Treatment Facility in Wilmington.

Accident ties up College Road Thursday afternoon

A three car accident tied up traffic on College Road Thursday afternoon. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m. and delayed traffic for about an hour.

Night classes help fit education with lifestyles

videoA lot of non-traditional students are hitting the books to bring in the bucks. Often, that means going to class at night.

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Woman, 70, filmed allegedly poisoning husband’s coffee with roach killer multiple times

A 70-year-old woman in has been arrested after being filmed allegedly poisoning her husband’s coffee with ant and roach killer on more than one occasion.

‘The Hop Yard’ opens second location in downtown Wilmington

A brand new craft beer shop and bar on Grace Street in downtown Wilmington has its official debut yesterday, opening its doors to customers with a little English flavor. 

New Hanover parents rally against Plan A push back, want kids back in school

Sunday, parents and students gathered near Ashley High School, protesting the New Hanover County Board of Education's decision to delay Plan A full-time in-person learning for elementary schools.

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival streaming ‘Aulcie’ online through Monday evening

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is streaming a film online through Monday about  the life of an African-American basketball player recruited to play for the Israel Maccabi team.